Posts tagged Hormonal Health
Episode 086: Sauna Therapy for Detoxification and Healing with Brian Richards, SaunaSpace

In this episode, I’m joined by Brian Richards, the founder and Lead Product Developer of SaunaSpace, makers of Near Infrared ( NIr) Saunas.

You’ll hear Brian share his personal health struggles with toxic-related acne, adrenal fatigue, brain fog, insomnia and the role that saunas played in restoring his health. He shares how his journey inspired him to create SaunaSpace to help others discover how saunas are a simple the pathway to general health and natural healing.

We also discuss:

  • What are Near Infrared saunas and why they are more effective than other saunas

  • How saunas resculpt, rebuild and restore the body against the toxic exposures of the modern world

  • Why they are so effective for detoxification

  • Sunlight and the effects that the different kinds of rays have on the body, EMFs and even the sympathetic vs parasympathetic nervous systems

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Episode 084: Beyond the Pill: Post Birth Control Syndrome and Women's Hormonal Health with Dr. Jolene Brighten

In this very important episode, I'm joined by Dr. Jolene Brighten. Dr. Brighten is a Functional Naturopathic Medical Doctor and nutritional biochemist with a focus in women’s endocrine health. She is recognized as a leading expert in Post-Birth Control Syndrome and the long-term side effects associated with hormonal contraceptives.

Dr. Brighten is the author of Beyond the Pill, a 30-day plan to support women on birth control, help them transition off, and eliminate symptoms of post-birth control syndrome.

We discuss:

  • Why the pill is problematic

  • What is Post-Birth Control syndrome & what to do about it

  • How it’s connected to mental health, heart disease, cancer, as well as acne, poor gut health, Leaky Gut Syndrome, adrenal and thyroid dysfunction, SIBO, overtraining and more

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Episode 078: Sleep, Stress and Hormones

“Sleep quality and duration should be considered a vital sign, as they are strong indicators of overall health and quality of life,”

As a society we’re sleeping less, in shorter durations, and it’s poor quality sleep. We’re dependent on sleep aides, now more than ever, which actually makes our sleep processed and artificial.

So why is this happening? Why are so many people not sleeping?

In this episode, you’ll hear me:

  • Share my personal struggles with sleep

  • Discuss all the ways poor sleep stresses our body

  • How poor sleep affects our hormones

  • List eight tips that help me get a better night’s sleep

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